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Did NBC Cover Up Role of U.S.-Backed Free Syrian Army in 2012 Kidnapping of Richard Engel?
Published on Apr 17, 2015 http://democracynow.org  - NBC News is at the center of a new controversy, this time focused on its chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel. Back in 2012 he and five oth...
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Wha Happened to My World?
  My dear friend and renowned clairvoyant, Barbara S. of Seaford NY, sent me a six minute nostalgic You Tube about Brooklyn NYC , circa the 50s and 60s. It would take this writer far too much time ...
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Jeb Bush’s Suggestion to Require Medicare Recipients to Complete Advance Directives Called “Step in Right Direction”
Compassion & Choices Says Enforcement of Advance Directives Is Better Solution (Portland, OR –  April 17, 2015 ) Likely GOP presidential contender Jeb Bush’s suggestion to require Medicare recipien...
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Analysis: Abbott's Caution on Display in Tax Fight
rticle> Analysis: Abbott's Caution on Display in Tax Fight by Jay Root , The Texas Tribune April 17, 2015 Over more than a dozen years, Texans grew accustomed to the swagger and bombast of Rick Per...
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Regal-atory capture
Regal-atory capture by Tom Sullivan Progressive groups are sure to be fuming over the agreement among congressional leaders on approving  "fast track" authority : In what is sure to be one of the t...
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NBC’S CONDUCT IN ENGEL KIDNAPPING STORY IS MORE TROUBLING THAN THE BRIAN WILLIAMS CASE
Throughout 2012, numerous American factions were pushing for U.S. intervention in Syria to bring down the regime of Bashar Assad, who throughout the War on Terror had helped the U.S. in all sorts o...
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Life in Anxietyland
by JILL RICHARDSON
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Life in Anxietyland The best thing you can do for someone suffering from anxiety is to listen without judging. By  Jill Richardson Greetings from Anxietyland. Or as some might know it, graduate sch...
Federal Judge Upholds Claims For Homeowners Suing Financial Freedom and One West Bank For Unfair “Forced Placed Insurance”
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  A federal judge has upheld claims in a class action against Financial Freedom and One West Bank for their role in forcing borrowers to maintain excessive insurance coverage and forcing homeowners...
The View from Writers Roost
by WILLIS WEBB
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Making mistakes is normal and ‘fessing up should be It is said that males make more mistakes than females. That may or may not be true. What is true is that male pride often makes the “stronger” se...
Is it Smart to have a Smartphone?
by MALU BRADFORD BEYONCE
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  i My grandpa had an iPhone before me. I just upgraded my very basic phone that didn’t even have a camera to an IPhone. It actually has two cameras and a flash, just don’t ask me how to use it yet...
America’s Billionaires Owe You a Thank You Note
by CHUCK COLLINS
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America’s Billionaires Owe You a Thank You Note America’s billionaires minimize their tax burdens, making the rest of us pick up their tab. By  Chuck Collins This tax season, America’s billionaires...
Odd Bedfellows, Lying Together
by JIM HIGHTOWER
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Odd Bedfellows, Lying Together Supporters of a job-killing global pact are peddling hokey numbers and neon lies. By  Jim Hightower Come one, come all. Step right up and buy your ticket for a ride o...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the second period of Game 2 against the New York Rangers in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Saturday, April 18, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)NEW YORK (AP) — Sidney Crosby scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins evened their first-round playoff series with the New York Rangers with a 4-3 win Saturday night.


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The members of the band Green Day prior to the 2015 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony at Public Hall on Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Invision/AP)CLEVELAND (AP) — With plenty of punk attitude and energy, Green Day thrashed its way into the Rock Hall.


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